newyorker:

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Bliss Broyard remembers Gilbert Kelley, the homeless man who had lived on her Clinton Hill block: http://nyr.kr/1dU56Iq

“Fall came, and Kelley swept up all the fallen leaves from the many trees on our street. He did this whether or not people paid him. Many people did. We paid him five…

(Source: newyorker.com)